Sydney — Australia’s two biggest states reunited in emotional scenes on Monday as the border — shut for only the second time in 101 years due to the coronavirus pandemic — reopened and the first flights since July landed in Sydney from Melbourne.

Friends, family and a musical duo in drag welcomed passengers as they disembarked Qantas flight QF401 at 10.20pm Sunday, the first of 26 flights scheduled between the two states on Monday...

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